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Ronald Chambers, Deputy Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Oklahoma AF&AM, presented a 60-year membership pin to Kenneth Mitchell. Kenneth’s wife Betty was also awarded a Masonic necklace charm.

Allen Baccaureate Service Sunday

Tug-of-War is a competition that takes determination and concentration. Davyn Wilson worked hard for his team during last week’s Little Olympics at the Allen School.

Thirty-two Allen seniors will be honored this Sunday evening at the annual Baccalaureate Service. The ceremony will be held at 6:00 pm on May 19th in the School Auditorium. Next week will be full of school activities culminating Friday evening, May 24th with the graduation ceremony, 8:00 pm, in the school gymnasium. Graduating this year are Hailee Alcaida, Kaitlyn Back, David Barlow, Kinsey Brown, Zackery Coney, Stormy Deaton, Logan Dennis, Jennie Evett, Shelby Greenhill, Jaret Holland, Cody Hopper, Kaitlyn Hopper, Conner Johnson, Jared Knighten, Heather McCarn, Matthew McCarn, Kyla McGee, Robert McMillin, Daniel Mead, Shelby Merriman, Lane Mills, Samantha Moore, Jesse Musgraves, Cheyenne Nickell, Joshua Remis, Lesley Rinehart, Beyla Skelton, Jessica Spencer, Michael Tre’ Stick, Erin Warren, and Cole Young.

Calvin FFA Banquet Awards

Calvin FFA President Sarah Jennings presented the chapter’s Star Discovery award to Justin Holman at last week’s banquet and award ceremony.

The Lloyd Sanford Memorial Award for being an Outstanding Member was presented by his daughter, Debbie Wilson (center), to T.J. Fugitt and Emily Carter.

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by Bill Robinson, Publisher

Area seniors will received much advice this month, however my favorite senior address offered the following advice to the graduates that are now heading into the real world . . . Rule 1: Life is not fair – get used to it! Rule 2: The world won’t care about your self-esteem. The world will expect you to accomplish something BEFORE you feel good about yourself. Rule 3: You will NOT make $60,000 a year right out of high school. You won’t be a vice-president until you earn it. Rule 4: If you think your teacher is tough, wait till you get a boss. Rule 5: Flipping burgers is not beneath your dignity. Your grandparents had a different word for burger flipping, they call it opportunity. Rule 6: If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them. Rule 7: Before you were born, your parents weren’t as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So, before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent’s generation, try delousing the closet in your own room. Rule 8: Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life HAS NOT. In some schools, they have abolished failing grades and they’ll give you as MANY TIMES as you want to get the right answer. This doesn’t bear the slightest resemblance to ANYTHING in real life. Rule 9: Life is not divided into semesters. You don’t get summers off and very few employers are interested in helping you FIND YOURSELF. Do that on your own time. Rule 10: Television is NOT real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs. Rule 11: Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one. —CC— If I might offer a small bit of advice to seniors on what they should choose in life . . . CHOOSE TO BE HAPPY!

Rex Arrives!

Three-year-old Dax Chancey is proud to announce the arrival of his brother, Rex Daniel Chancey. The baby was born at 12:23 pm on May 7, 2013 in the Mercy Hospital, Edmond. He weighed 8 pounds 13 ounces and was 21 inches in length. The boys are the sons of Phillip and Russhel Chancey of Edmond. Maternal grandparents are Kenny and Johnna Shires of Allen, and Johnny and Nola Daniel of Stonewall; great-grandparents are Joe and Pat Shires, Allen. Paternal grandparents are Lanese Chancey of Oklahoma City, Johnny and Robbie Chancey of Choctaw, and Jim and Lavon Gillian of Oklahoma City; great grandparents are John and Joyce Chancey of Sennes, Alabama.

Andy Andrews recently wrote, �Beginning this very moment. I am a happy person, for I now truly understand the concept of happiness. Few others before me have been able to grasp the truth of the physical law that enables one to live happily every day. I know now that happiness is not an emotional phantom floating in and out of my life. Happiness is a choice. Happiness is the end result of certain thoughts and activities, which actually bring about a chemical reaction in my body. This reaction results in a euphoria, which, while elusive to some, is totally under my control. Today I will choose to be happy. I will greet each day with laughter. W ithin moments of awakening, I will laugh for seven seconds. After even such a small period of time, excitement has begun to flow through my bloodstream. I feel different. I am different! I am enthusiastic about the day. I am alert to its possibilities. I am happy! Laughter is an outward expression of enthusiasm, and I know that enthusiasm is the fuel that moves the world. I laugh throughout the day. I laugh while I am alone, and I laugh in conversation with others. People are drawn to me because I have laughter in my heart. The world belongs to the enthusiastic for people will follow them anywhere! Today I will choose to be happy. I will smile at every person I meet. My smile has become my calling card. It is, after all, the most potent weapon I possess. My smile has the strength to forge bonds, break ice, and calm storms. I will use my smile constantly. Because of my smile, the people with whom I come in contact on a daily basis will choose to further my causes and follow my leadership. I will always smile first. That particular display of a good attitude will tell others what I expect in return. My smile is the key to my emotional make up. A wise man once said, “I do not sing because I am happy; I am happy because I sing!� When I choose to smile, I become the master of my emotions. Discouragement, despair, frustration, and fear will always wither when confronted by my smile. The power of who I am is displayed when I smile. Today I will choose to be happy. I am the possessor of a grateful spirit. In the past, I have found discouragement in particular situations, until I compared the condition of my life to others less

fortunate. Just as a fresh breeze cleans smoke from the air, so does a grateful spirit remove the cloud of despair. It is impossible for the seeds of depression to take root in a thankful heart. My God has bestowed upon me many gifts, and for these I will remember to be grateful. Too many times I have offered up the prayers of a beggar, always asking for more and forgetting my thanks. I do not wish to be seen as a greedy child, unappreciative, and disrespectful. I am grateful for sight and sound and breath. If ever in my life there is a pouring out of blessings

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at every person I meet. I am the possessor of a grateful spirit. Today, I will choose to be happy.

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Out & About Ryleigh Tate was honored with a second birthday party this past weekend. She turned 2 on Sunday, May 12th. Theme for the party, held at the home of Dicky and Andre’ Pegg, was the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. Guests in attendance were Bro. Ed and Jan Rutherford, Carolyn Henderson, Dicky and Andre’ Pegg, Makena and Saree Pegg, Bobby, Melinda and Jake Linker, Britney Gibson and Keaton of Ada, Felicia Mairel and Mason of Konawa, Carla Taylor and Jasi of Konawa; Kevin and Mary Engle and Joey, Kim Jones of Rush Springs, Teri and Evie Stickland of Oklahoma City, Mary O’Neill of Oklahoma City, Taylor Wilson of California, J.B. and Paula Nelson and Heather, the guest of honor, Ryleigh, and her mother, Chelsea Tate. —O&A— K enny Shires escorted his parents, Joe and Pat Shires, to Edmond this past Saturday to visit with granddaughter Russhel and Phillip Chancey, Dax and the new arrival, Rex. —O&A— Freddie and Deann Johnson enjoyed weekend visits and special calls from their daughters. Lindsey and Cleeton Hisaw of Jesse visit on Saturday. Ashlee and Nicholas Scali and Shana Kay Johnson called on Sunday. —O&A— Hank and Janice Deaton, accompanied by her mother Thelma Goddard, traveled to Clinton recently. There they visited with Jim Deaton and then to Weatherford for a visit with Chad, Tamera and Allie Kessinger. O n the return trip they stopped in Hinton for a visit with Don Goddard and his friend Neva, and Ron Godard. —O&A— Tom and Agnes Taylor enjoyed a grilled steak, baked potato meal, complete with corn on the cob, tossed salad, grilled pineapple and Oreo pie on Mother’s Day in Cogar, Oklahoma at the home of their son, Jerry and Gina Taylor.

G randson Chris did the cooking and the food was enjoyed by Jerry and Gina Taylor, Chris and Lindsay Taylor and Coen, Tom and Agnes Taylor, and Gina’s son, Roy. —O&A— Deanese Grigsby and Gage were out & about visiting at her parents home, that of Donny and Judy Johnson, this past weekend to celebrate Mother’s Day and Deanese’s birthday. They were joined by Brock Grigsby, a student at Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee. —O&A— Laney Deaton accompanied her grandmother, Janice Deaton, to Shawnee this past week to visit Jacklyn Deaton at OBU. Janice also enjoyed a visit with a high school friend, Connie Peters, now a professor at the college. While in Shawnee the girls couldn’t resist a shopping spree and a special meal at Red Lobster. —O&A— Mike and Lou Ann Janda journeyed to Marlow this past weekend where they visited with daughter Lindsey and Heath Boyles, Lane and Karter. —O&A— Marilyn Coulson enjoyed the Mother’s Day weekend in Yukon with her sons, Matt and Michael Coulson. —O&A— The Vinson home was a busy place on Mother’s Day weekend. Pam Bennett, and Rhonda and Margie Pachucki all of Oklahoma City, Gail Pachucki of Wisconsin, Londa Litke of Duncan, and Christina Thompson, Kambree and Callie of Tuttle arrived Saturday in time to attend the Tea Party held at the United Pentecostal Church of Allen. Also visiting with Carl and June, and Gary and Debbie Vinson were Jay, Josh, Brian and Travis Pachucki, and Chris and Ethan Vinson of Oklahoma City. —O&A— Members of the local TOPS chapter traveled to Healdton on May 4th for a quarterly “Fun Day.” This time the event featured a Hawaiian theme. Mary Engle, District Coordinator, formerly of Al-

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banquet each year, I think, for the Home Economics Class. I can’t remember why we had that one. Was it to show off the foods we had learned to cook? Well, I do remember that the members of the class invited business people to be their guests. And here’s a switch. The business people bought a ticket for themselves and the student who had invited them. This must have been to pay for the food. I do remember the students sat with their guests at the banquet.

I remember watching the last football game of the season on Thanksgiving Day in Allen. There was no stadium. No place to sit down. Everyone stood along the sidelines. They walked up and down as the play progressed. Most of the years, it was very, very cold. But everyone stayed for the entire game, all bungled up to stay warm. I think the stadium was built in the last years of my high school. Memories are very precious. Cherish them as I do.

Michael Luckey Passes Away

He attended school in Bixby, Oklahoma. He married Brenda Roberts June 1981 and she preceded him in death February 16, 2008. Survivors include daughter Melissa Conner of McAlester; two grandson, Edmon and Michael Conner; his parents Medford and Lillie Mae Luckey of Calvin; brothers and Calvin resident Michael sister Steve Lucky of Liberty Allen Luckey, age 61, years Mounds, Linda McKinney of passed away Thursday, May Bugtussell, Medford Luckey 9, 2013 at his home. Michael of Owasso, and Denise was born November 22, Moore of Wewoka; and a 1951 in Springfield, Illinois host of nieces, nephews, other to Medford and Lillie Mae relatives and friends. No services are scheduled (Alinger) Luckey. Michael proudly served his at this time. Arrangements country in the US Navy from are by Stout-Phillips Funeral May 1969 to March 1971. Home

Frank Wade Passes Away

Frank Wade of Calvin, Oklahoma passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the age of 85 years. If anyone knows family of Frank would they please contact Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville, Oklahoma at (405)379-5422 to assist us with information about Frank Wade. Funeral Services are pending with Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home of Holdenville, Oklahoma.

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There’s no better way to go look at America than to take to the highway and, well, have a look. I needed to go look at some of my grandkids anyway so Pat and I left out on a cold Friday morning heading northwest to St. Louis, Missouri. East of Tulsa we saw a large cloud bank and pretty soon our sun had disappeared. As it turned it the ball of heat was to go missing for three days as we kept driving bravely down I-44. But just what could it do? Snow? Here it was, May 3 rd—the grass is green, the trees leafed out and it’s supposed to be summertime, ain’t it? Before we got to Joplin the

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ground was covered with a few inches of snow and it was starting to blow in clouds across the highway. The temperature dropped from 45 to 33 and did it pretty fast. We splattered our way on into St. Louis in time to attend a stage production of “Twelve Angry Men” starring….who else? My own grandson Alec among others. Before driving out of St Louis the next week we visited a few sites of interest including the transportation museum which has a great display of old trains and automobiles. Later on, like

on Wednesday morning after winning a few games of dominoes, we pointed our trusty car east once more and were soon bouncing along some very rough Illinois highways—by far the worse roads we drove on so far this trip. We lunched in Paducah, spent a night near Nashville and drove next to Lake City, Florida for another night at a Comfort Inn. The next day we slipped into Deland, Florida for Lindsey Bullard’s graduation from Stetson University. There in Deland we grouped

up with a lot of in-laws, friends and relations for several good meals and an exceptionally good time. In time, we remembered her graduation and all of us made a pretty good crowd of our own. Airline schedules on the following Sunday caused a lot of hasty exits by the Reeves and other Bullard’s leaving Pat and me looking at our bug splattered car out in the 92 degree heat of Florida wondering what we had done. But we had a schedule and were soon packing up and hitting I-95-South. This time we

Pictured on the Stetson Campus are: (left to right) Wayne and Pat Bullard, Lindsey Bullard, Loretta Reeves and Dr. Eugene Reeves, Dr. Cindy Maloy, Braden Bullard and Dr. Renetta Reeves.

Light from God’s Word

Mark Legg, Allen church of Christ

Do you have faith in God and Jesus Christ? If you claim to have faith in God, what kind of faith is it? The Scriptures speak of people having several different kinds of faith. Some are: Genuine faith (2 Timothy 1:5), a great faith (Matthew 8:10), a little faith (Matthew 8:26), a weak faith (Romans 14:1), an increasing faith (2 Corinthians 10:15), a steadfast faith (1 Peter 5:9), an incom-

plete faith (1 Thess. 3:10), a shipwrecked faith (1 Timothy 1:1) and a dead faith (James 2:26). Perhaps, we should ask ourselves, “What kind of faith do I have?” According to a Gallup poll in 2011, 91% of people in the U.S. believe in God. But The Barna Research Group reported that in 2005 only “47% of American adults said that they attend church in a given weekend.” Now, let’s get this straight, 91% claim to believe, but only 47% regularly go to church! Does that mean that not all who believe have faith in God? Or, maybe as in the Scriptures people have different kinds of faith. What kind of faith do those people have who do not regularly attend church to draw near to God in worship? Would it be a “dead” faith?

as God commands, his faith is “dead.” If you have a serious disease and your doctor prescribes some medicine that he says will cure it, but you do not take the medicine, doesn’t that mean you do not have faith in your doctor or else your faith in him is “dead?” If we have a believing, trusting faith in God, will we not do as He commands?

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James wrote of a “dead” faith saying that a “dead” faith is one that does not do the work God wants. “For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without works is dead also.” (James 2:26) Isn’t he saying that a “dead faith” is one that does not work; it doesn’t do deeds that demonstrate faith. So, if a person says he believes in God, but he does not trust God by doing

took the new graduate, Lindsey Bullard, with us. We were off to visit Colton Bullard down at Coral Springs. Colton can’t live by himself nor can he speak or do much to take care of himself. He is autistic. Colton lives in a small group facility with a few other boys he has lived with now for a few years. He is well cared for and I think enjoys his life as much as is possible considering the circumstances. Colton was glad to see us and we him. Seeing my grandson again was well worth the long drive. Our visit passed quickly as we enjoyed that quality time in the beautiful outdoors of Coral Springs. We all spent the night in a nearby Comfort Inn in Lantana, Florida. We arose the next morning and drove Lindsey back up I-95 to Deland. Later, we headed on north in the general direction of a place called Dauphin Island, Alabama wondering how far we’d get and where we might discover another place to spend the night. That was a sort of hassle before we landed in Marianna in the Florida panhandle. A good bit of seafood later that evening from Ruby Tuesday’s put me back on good speaking terms with my tummy as we prepared to go on to the Island the next morning. Two or three have asked if I planned on seeing Cousin Gator down at Immokalee, Florida but I decided to leave Gator be and instead concentrate on this other cousin, Jimmy Bullard. We share similar political views and I’m pretty sure, he will be free to put us up a few days and even supply some bologna sandwiches and good conversation. Later we’ll visit Don and Cathy Ellis in Brewton, Ala. before heading back to Allen. Have a good weekend and be sure and go to your church Sunday. Wayne Bullard, DPh waynebullard@sbcglobal. net n atio rs c o eL Yea Sam er 15 ov for


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some nights off. That was the situation my daughter found in Miami twentyseven years later when she served her preceptorship (which by then had been reduced to only five weeks). Since Coalgate was the closest available site to Calvin, I chose to spend the summer of 1952 there with Dr. Wallace Byrd. It’s hard to believe now, but when he had completed

medical school back in the hours public, “In case of brothers came by to ask me Thirties, good positions for emergency call Bill at _ to go with them out east of doctors were so scarce that _ _ or Arvard at _ _ _.â€? town where a light plane Wallace chose to join the “What emergency in the had recently crashed. I Army. With no war yet in community might call took few bites, put the meat sight, many Army doctors for unlocking the store between slices of bread, were being used to take after hours?â€? Wallace and hurried out to get in care of the health needs would wonder. “Maybe an their Model A. Dessert of the youth in camps of epidemic of diarrhea that could surely wait until we the Civilian Conservation had exhausted our home returned. Apparently, the plane Corps (or “CCC Campsâ€? stocks of toilet paper?â€? he had been flying low over as they were usually called speculated. A few days after I a pasture when it banked in those days). 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The driver then turned almost laughable now to the bricks. The ambulance driver to the group of men and think that hay fever could have been disqualifying for couldn’t believe how boys standing around and military service, but that quickly the man was announced, “One of you was before antihistamines admitted. He said he will have to go with me to and corticosteroids had sometimes had to keep them from rolling off converted the condition wait hours (with patients the litters.â€? With no other into just a nuisance for whose conditions were equipment on board and less serious, I hope). I no knowledge among that most sufferers. Fortunately for Wallace, was pleasantly surprised crowd as to what to do with before leaving that area he myself to find that I had it, there was, of course, no met a local young woman somehow acquired that consideration of rendering named Hildegarde and much influence with the any meaningful care on the convinced her to marry Emergency Room crew. I way. No one said anything, him (despite her father’s certainly didn’t find it the and several men looked dislike for the uniform). following year when at Los With that name and her Angeles County General, I off into the distance. No S AT U R DAY & S U N DAY, M AY 2 5 - 2 6 striking blonde hair, she was only one lowly intern doubt, everyone had other Choose from TWO full days of fun at an international among a hundred and plans for that Saturday had to be Swedish. attraction that’s the pride of a nation. Be there! evening (even if it were The backwoods of twenty. only listening to the Grand The injured man Kentucky proved to be Ä‘Ĺ?Garden Demonstrations healthier, and Wallace recovered his senses within Ole Opry on the radio). I Ä‘Ĺ?Stickball stayed busy there during a few days only to drop was feeling increasingly Ä‘Ĺ?Native Games: Chunkey & Marbles Ä‘Ĺ?Stomp Dancing World War II doing dead from a blood clot in uncomfortable and finally Ä‘Ĺ?Cultural Craft Demonstrations public health among the the lung on the day he was mumbled, “I guess I could Ä‘Ĺ?Chickasaw Language Demonstrations go.â€? poor inhabitants. After to be discharged. Alvin Self (later the That wasn’t the first time some additional training, the Byrds moved to Ada I had helped out with an sheriff of Hughes County) where Wallace worked in ambulance (which in those immediately took me by the Sugg Clinic until he set days often doubled as a the arm and called out, up an office in Coalgate in hearse). One summer in “Jimmy says he’ll go!â€?   Ä‹ ÄĄ Ä‹ Ĺ? Ä Ä€ Ĺ?  ÄĄ Ć Ĺ?  ÄĽ    Ĺ? Ä Ä‚ ÄĄ Ć Ĺ?  Ĺ? Ä‘ Ĺ?  Ĺ?    Ĺ?Ĺ?  As soon as the hospital an empty house on the left my college years, I was Ć ĉ Ä€ ÄĄ ć Ä‚ Ä‚ ÄĄÄˆ Ä Äƒ Ä€ Ĺ? Ä‘ Ĺ? Ä Ä€ Ĺ?  Ĺ?  Ĺ?  Ĺ? 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(That feeling was probably a hangover from when I worked in my aunt’s weekly newspaper in Texas.) Unfortunately, I hadn’t gathered much of significance other than that information in the plane suggested they had come from Oklahoma City. The staff left me feeling as useless as I really was. “Let’s see what we can find out from the Highway Patrol,” one said as he turned away. I walked down to the bus station and bought a ticket back to Calvin. (I believe it was still 35 cents in those days). Fortunately, the bus had just pulled in. (I wonder now why Lewis Blackwell didn’t offered to follow the ambulance and give me a ride back home. I guess he had a date.) Dr. Byrd was sometimes moved to comment (privately) on the family situations of some of our patients. One day a lady from a community farther south came in seeking a diagnosis for her somewhat feeble husband. She had in her hand one of those cheap insurance policies that promised lump sum payments if, and only if, the holder of the policy was found to have one of some seven dread diseases (polio, cancer, leukemia, encephalitis, etc.). It seems a doctor in Durant had told her he was anemic, and she was sure that was just a step away from being leukemic. I wondered if in her head, she didn’t already have that money spent. Anyway, after another visit and various studies (including a barium enema) we could only conclude that the man was malnourished. I wondered if maybe the wife was a poor cook. Nowadays, I would probably check him out for Alzheimer’s. Certainly, the man himself had very little to say, but it seemed the wife never gave him much opportunity to open his mouth. She kept up a continuous patter and hovered over him throughout the examination, even accompanying him into the bathroom after the barium enema. As they left after their final visit, we returned to Dr. Byrd’s office where he remarked, “I’m sure that man’s going to Heaven.” “Why do you say that?” I asked. “Because he’s already had his Hell here on earth.” What was probably the most disturbing happening in the Byrd Clinic that summer had little to do with patient care. Saturday morning was well underway when I swabbed the throat of a little girl and made a smear on a glass slide (to look for diphtheria organisms). To make a Gram stain one needs to heat the slide slightly, and for that sat a Bunsen gas burner on the kitchen counter. Dr. Byrd was coming through the kitchen on his way to the x-ray developing closet just as I lit the burner. He stopped, sniffed the air, and said, “I smell gas,” whereupon he immediately pulled out his cigarette lighter, lit it, and began to run it along the tubing from the burner, looking for a leak. He found it at the valve to which the tubing was connected, and a large flame blazed up, igniting the window curtains. Wallace was quite conscious of fire hazards and had several small glass containers of carbon tetrachloride hanging on the walls. Theoretically, heat would cause them to open and spew liquid on any flames. Strangely, there was not a single conventional fire extinguisher around. Instead, the doctor jerked one of the containers off the wall and threw it at the flames. It just bounced off the window frame and fell into the sink, still intact. I

threw the second one and missed entirely as mine went out the open window. Dr. Byrd’s second try did break—when it fell on the floor. That was enough carbon tet to convert the linoleum into a skating rink on which I took a hard seat when I reentered the room with yet another container. About that time the firemen arrived and one turned off the gas outside while another wet down a hand towel and smothered the flames. Then we could see the problem was that the valve had been pushed against the wall enough to relax the spring tension in it and let the gas flow out around the handle. That was readily repaired, but the rest of the mess wasn’t cleaned up until the janitor couple came that evening. By then Dr. Byrd was a bundle of nerves and had gone out to lie on the front porch until he could calm down and get his breath back. He then looked up to see what seemed like half of Coal County, in town for their Saturday shopping, staring at him. With some embarrassment, he jumped up and ran around to the back steps to continue his recovery. I could picture some of what was running through his mind. He was probably in debt for the building, the furniture, and that expensive x-ray equipment and was wondering how and with what he was going to continue in practice if the house should burn down. A few hours passed before he felt well enough to get back to seeing patients again. Meanwhile, I struggled along with my very limited knowledge and experience to take care of those who didn’t want to wait any longer (and perhaps miss the afternoon picture show?). Two women worked in the clinic office. One, Bessie, was a mother with children. Without her, I suspect the Clinic would have gone bankrupt for she carefully kept up with the financial accounts despite have to put them down and act like an office nurse whenever the doctor needed a chaperone. The other, Mary Ann, was fresh out of high school and served mainly as a receptionist. She wasn’t bad looking, but I never got romantically interested in her. Nevertheless, from day one the laboratory technician teased her about pursuing me. Consequently, she was always very careful to avoid being alone with me and would certainly never come near my bedroom. On the last day, however, she seemed to forget herself as she wandered into that room as I was packing up to leave. After chatting briefly about my plans, she turned to go back out through the kitchen just as my eye fell on a lady’s stocking, rolled up and with a garter inside hidden among my socks—no doubt something my aunt in Calvin had removed and tossed helter skelter as I was packing to leave home eleven weeks earlier. I immediately snatched up the stocking and garter (the devil made me do it) and followed Mary Ann out, calling, “Mary Ann, you forgot something!” Of course, the lab tech crowed with delight while Mary Ann blushed and ran to hide behind Bessie. I wonder whether she ever forgave me. The student who followed me was not pleased with the arrangement in Coalgate, and no other ever followed him. I continued to stop in Coalgate from time to time and visit with the Byrds as long as I remained in Oklahoma. Since his father had died of a myocardial infarction when only in his fifties, Wallace fully expected to do the same, and probably no one was more surprised than he when he reached eighty still working.

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. PB-2013-42 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE  OF LEWIS R. GLOVER, deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS STATE OF OKLAHOMA ) ) ss. COUNTY OF PONTOTOC ) All creditors having claims against Lewis R. Glover, deceased, are required to present the same with a description of all security interests and other collateral (if any) held by each creditor with respect to such claim, to Norma D. Glover, Personal Representative at the offices of Gregory S. Taylor, Attorney, 115 S. Broadway, P.O. Box 1737, Ada, Oklahoma 74820, attorney for Personal Representative, on or before the following presentment date: The 10th day of July, 2013, or the same will be forever barred. DATED this 9th day of May, 2013. s/Norma Glover   Personal Representative for the Estate of Lewis R. Glover, deceased GREGORY S. TAYLOR     115 S. Broadway P.O. Box 1737 Ada, OK 74821 580/332-7717 Attorney for Personal Representative (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 16 and 23, 2013) 


JANIS McCARN, Plaintiff, -vsThe Heirs, Executors, Administrators, Devisees, Trustees and Assigns of HARRELL RAY McCARN; The Unknown Heirs, Succcessors and Assigns of HARRELL RAY McCARN; State of Oklahoma ex rel Oklahoma Tax Commission, Defendants. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA ) ) ss. COUNTY OF PONTOTOC ) GREETINGS: The Heirs, Executors, Administrators, Devisees, Trustees and Assigns of HARRELL RAY McCARN and The Unknown Heirs, Successors and Assigns of HARRELL RAY McCARN You are hereby notified that you have been sued by Janis McCarn, in Cause No. CV-2013-57 in the District Court in and for the County of Pontotoc, State of Oklahoma, and that you must answer the plaintiff’s petition in said cause on or before the 10th day of July 3013, or said petition will be taken as confessed and that a decree quieting plaintiff’s title to the real property in the following described property will be entered, to-wit: All of Lots 8 and 9, in Block 35, Commercial Addition to the Town of Allen, Oklahoma, according to the recorded plat thereof. adjudging and decreeing the title in and to said property in the person alleged to be the owner thereof as in said petition set forth and perpetually enjoining you and each of you from claiming or asserting any right, title, interest, estate or lien in, to or upon said lands or any part thereof, and plaintiff will be granted all other legal and equitable relief. Witness my hand and seal of said Court this 7 day of May, 2013. Karen Dunnigan, Court Clerk Pontotoc County, Oklahoma By: s) P. Weaver Deputy (SEAL) s) Karen M. Thomas, OBA#19585 Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 2645 Ada, OK 74821 (580) 332-2545 Fax: (580) 332-3233 (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 9, 16 and 23, 2013)

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CS-2011-237 GUIDEONE INSURANCE COMPANY and BRADLEY PRENTICE, Plaintiff, -vsASHTON DANIELLE PERRY, Defendant. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION The State of Oklahoma to the said Defendant, Greetings: You, the said defendant, will take notice that you have been sued in the above numbered Court in the above named and numbered cause for negligently causing an automobile accident on May 9, 2009, and you must answer Plaintiffs’ petition filed herein on or before May 26, 2013, or said petition will be taken as true and judgment for said Plaintiffs will be rendered against you in the principal amount of $2,337.15, plus interest, costs and attorney fees. County Court Clerk Ernestine Eubank By: s) B. Myers Deputy (SEAL) s ) T h o m a s G . F e r g u s o n , J r. , OBA#2878 Brad B. Wilson, OBA#22770 Walker, Ferguson & Ferguson 941 East Britton Road Oklahoma City, OK 73114 Telephone No: (405) 843-8855 Facsimile No: (405) 843-8934 Our File No: 5034-1973 Attorneys for Plaintiff(s) (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 2, 9 and 16, 2013)


IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CV-2013-59 GREGORY G. PERRY and MELISSA PERRY, Plaintiffs, vs.  The Heirs, Executors, Administrators, Devisees, Trustees, and Assigns, and  the unknown Successors of MAGGIE WALTON, Full Blood  Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 623; BABY CHILD PULLER, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Not Enrolled; EMELY WALTON, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 622; and LOUISA BYRD, One-half Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 624, all deceased, Defendants.   NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: The heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees and assigns, and the unknown successors of Maggie Walton, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 623; Baby Child Puller, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Not Enrolled; Emely Walton, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 622; and Louisa Byrd, One-half Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 624, all deceased. You the Defendants above named are hereby notified that you have been sued by the above named Plaintiffs in the above entitled action in the District Court of Pontotoc Oklahoma, and that you must answer the Petition filed by Plaintiffs in said case on or before the 27th day of June, 2013, or said Petition will be taken as true and judgment rendered accordingly in favor of Plaintiffs and against Defendants above named in said action, quieting title to the following described real property in Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma, to-wit: Tract 1:    The N/2 of NE/4 of NW/4 of Section 16, Township 3 North, Range 7 East, surface interest only; and Tract 2:   The NW/4 of NW/4 of Section 16, Township 3 North, Range 7 East, surface and one-half (1/2) mineral interest, and judicially determining the heirship of Maggie Walton, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 623, Baby Child Puller, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Not Enrolled, Emely Walton, Full Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 622, and Louisa Byrd, One-half Blood Chickasaw Indian, Roll No. 624, all deceased.   WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 9th day of May, 2013. KAREN DUNNIGAN, COURT CLERK BY:    s/Pat Weaver   Deputy Gregory S. Taylor, Attorney for Plaintiffs OBA #8863 115 S. Broadway P.O. Box 1737 Ada, OK 74821 580/332-7717 (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 16, 23 and 30, 2013)



IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. FA-2013-9 In the Matter of the Adoption of CHANDLER RYAN COSTA, A Minor Child. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION OF ADOPTION PROCEEDING THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: Ross Joseph Costa Sr., father of Chandler Ryan Costa born 08/28/2001 of Kristy Miller in Pontotoc County YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition to Adopt without Consent of the Biological Father has been filed herein in the above styled and numbered case. Said Petition has been set for hearing on the necessity of consent of the biological father on the 4th day of June, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. before the Honorable Judge Kilgore of the District Court, in Pontotoc County Courthouse, Ada, Oklahoma and you are hereby summoned and notified to be present at that time and place under penalty of law for failure to do so. You are advised that you are entitled to be present at this hearing and to be represented by an attorney at every stage of the proceeding and if you are unable to obtain an attorney due to lack of financial resources, upon demonstrating this fact to the Court’s satisfaction, you may be entitled to a court appointed attorney at no expense to you. Dated this the 24 th day of April 24, 2013. Martha K. Kilgore Judge of the District Court Prepared by: s) M. Brooking Meagan Brooking, OBA#20167 100 East 13th PO Box 1711 Ada, OK 74820 Tel (580) 427-5291 Fax (580) 427-5292 (Published in The Allen Advocate on May l9, 16 and 23, 2013)


IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA No. P-2012-14 In the Matter of the Estate of LONA PERRY LONG, Deceased NOTICE FOR HEARING FINAL ACCOUNT, PETITION FOR ORDER ALLOWING FINAL ACCOUNT, DETERMINATION OF HEIRSHIP, DISTRIBUTION AND DISCHARGE OF PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE Notice is hereby given that Duane McClure, the duly appointed and qualified Personal Representative of the Estate of Lona Perry Long, Deceased, has filed his Final Account, Petition for Order Allowing Final Account, Determination of Heirship, Distribution and Discharge of Personal Representative. A hearing has been fixed by the Judge of the Court for June 13, 2013, at 9:00 a.m., in the District Courtroom, Pontotoc County Courthouse, Ada, Oklahoma, and all persons interested in the Estate are notified to appear and show cause, if any they have, why the Account should not be settled and allowed, the Estate distributed, the Attorneys’ Fees, Costs, and Expenses approved, and the Personal Representative discharged. DATED this 7 day of May, 2013. s) Thomas S. Landrith Judge of the District Court s) Matthew S. Gore, OBA#21680 Attorney for Personal Representative P.O. Box 1384-A Ada, OK 74821 580/399-5404 (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 9 and 16, 2013)

IN THE DISTRICT COURT WITHIN AND FOR PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA No. CJ-2013-91 Ada Habitat for Humanity, Inc., an Oklahoma corporation, Plaintiff, VS. April C. Anderson, Defendant. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: April C. Anderson You are hereby notified that an action has been filed in the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, Case No. CJ-2013-91, styled, Ada Habitat for Humanity, Inc., plaintiff, v. April C. Anderson, defendant. The action alleges that April C. Anderson has defaulted on a certain promissory note and that plaintiff has a mortgage granting plaintiff a security interest in certain real property described in the Petition filed herein. You are hereby notified that you have been sued in this action and must answer the Petition filed by the plaintiff on before June 21, 2013, or the allegations contained in said Petition will be taken as true and judgment will be entered in favor of the Plaintiff in the amount of $14,803.76, together with interest accruing at the rate of 14% per annum from September 18, 2012, until paid, reasonable costs of collection and attorney’s fees. Give under my hand and seal this 6th day of May, 2013. KAREN DUNNIGAN, Court Clerk Pontotoc County, Oklahoma By: /s/ B. Myers Deputy James R. Scrivner, OBA #8033 JAMES R. SCRIVNER, P.C. 120 East 14th Street; P. O. Box 1373 Ada, OK 74821-1373 Attorney for the Plaintiff (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 9, 16 and 23, 2013)


IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF PONTOTOC COUNTY STATE OF OKLAHOMA Case No. CV-2013-53 R. SUSAN RUSSELL, CHERYL D. DIMAMBRO, MARK M. ABBOTT and RHONDA L. SELLERS, Plaintiffs, -vsThe Heirs, Executors, Administrators, Devisees, Trustees, and Assigns, and the unknown Successors of W.L. BOWERS, a/k/a WILLIS L. BOWERS, MARTHA V. BOWERS, and WILLARD H. BOWERS, all deceased, Defendants. NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF OKLAHOMA TO: The heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees and assigns, and the unknown successors of W.L. BOWERS, a/k/a WILLIS L. BOWERS, MARTHA V. BOWERS, and WILLARD H. BOWERS, all deceased. You the Defendants above named are hereby notified that you have been sued by the above named Plaintiffs in the above entitled action in the District Court of Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, and that you must answer the Petition filed by Plaintiffs in said case on or before the 13th day of June 2013, or said Petition will be taken as true and judgment rendered according in favor of Plaintiffs and against Defendants above named in said action, quieting title to the following described real property in Pontotoc County, State of Oklahoma, to-wit: All of Lots 15 and 16 in Block 29 of the Original Townsite of Ada, Oklahoma. and judicially determining the heirship of W.L. Bowers, also known as Willis L. Bowers, Martha V. Bowers, and Willard H. Bowers, all deceased. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 29th day of April 2013. Ernestine Eubank, Court Clerk By: s) B. Myers Deputy (SEAL) William W. Speed, OBA#19031 Sheila Southard, OBA#21830 Braly, Braly, Speed & Morris 201 W. 14th St. P.O. Box 2739 Ada, OK 74821 Tel. 580-436-0871 / Fax 580-436-0889 Attorneys for Plaintiffs (Published in The Allen Advocate on May 2, 9 and 16, 2013)


Fittstone, Inc. PO Box 279, Fittstown, OK 74842 has submitted a permit application to the Oklahoma Department of Mines (ODM) for permit number LE-1954-A issued to Fittstone for mining and blasting limestone through the surface mining method on portions of the following parcels of land. The W/2 of NW/4 of Section 2, Township 1 North, Range 6 East, lying South of the County Road, LESS the following described tract: Commencing at the Northwest corner of the said Section 2; thence N 90º00’09” E along the North line of Section 2 at distance of 37.44 feet; thence S 00º00’00” a distance of 875.70 feet to the point of beginning, said point being on the center line of existing county road; thence 80º54’30º E along the center line of the county road a distance of 283.89 feet; thence N 84º07’10”E along the center line of the county road a distance of 195.67 feet; thence S 05º21’55”E distance of 30.00 feet to southerly right-of-way line of the county road; thence S 16º13’41”W distance of 575.60 feet; thence S 56º30’45”W a distance of 292.71 feet, thence N 19º12’08”W a distance of 73.92 feet; thence N 02º26’54” W a distance of 565.00 feet to the point of beginning, said exception tract containing 5.32 acres, more or less. SW corner of Section 35, Township 2 North, Range 6 East of the Indian Meridian, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma; thence N 89º25’24”E, along the South Line of said Section 35, a distance of 1335.00 feet and N 00º56’49”W, a distance of 180.40 feet to the point of beginning; thence N 59º43’28”W, a distance of 315.72 feet; thence N 21º25’49”E, a distance of 183.28 feet; thence N 69º 26’21”E, a distance of 259.70 feet; thence S 05º05’07”W a distance of 422.65 feet to the point of beginning. Containing 1.79 acres, more or less. The total permit area, containing 53.67 acres, is located in the Fittstown U.S.G.S. Quadrangle map. The permit site is located approximately 1 mile South of Fittstown and ½ mile West of State Highway 99 on County Road 1670. A copy of this complete permit application is available to public inspection and copying at the Pontotoc County Courthouse in Ada, OK. Upon written request to the Oklahoma Department of Mines, information contained in the permit application may be inspected or copied at the Department of Mines. Any Landowner or resident of any occupied dwelling within one (1) mile of the proposed site or any public entity or public agency has the right to submit comments or object to the issuance of the permit in writing. An informal conference will be provided for qualified protestors if a conference is specifically requested in writing. Any written objections or requests for an informal conference on this application must be received no later than fourteen (14) days after the final publication of this notice to the: Oklahoma Department of Mines 2915 N. Classen Blvd., Suite 213 Oklahoma City, OK 73106 (Published in The Allen Advocate on My 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2013)




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Sunday was a beautiful Mother’s Day. We honored our mothers with flowers.   Jami Cassell was the youngest present, Ruth DeShields was the oldest, and Irene Seeley received the basket for having the most children there.  All mothers received potted plants when the service was over.  We appreciate the Christian influence that these mothers have had and are having with their children.  They will never regret bringing them to church.  Our Atwood quartet sang “If I Could Only Hear My Mother Pray Again” for the special.  Bro. Larry’s sermon was taken from Proverbs 31:25-31 and entitled “A Mother Worthy of Praise.”  A good mother has her priorities in order.  Her number one priority is her relationship with God.  It is out of this relationship that all others flow.  It is impossible to love others as we ought without loving God first.  She makes her family a priority.  Her primary role as a mother is to lead her children to faith in God.  She is a blessing to her family.  She exhibits beauty that is far more than skin deep.  Our world needs more mothers who exhibit strong moral character.  She knows what she believes and lives it out.  She trusts in God no matter what the world may throw at her.  A woman dedicated to God and acquainted with His Word will learn to live wisely.  A good mother will learn to laugh.  Laughter is a good medicine.  Not a single mom has received all the recognition she deserves.  We often fail to adequately express our appreciation.  While you may not always feel loved or appreciated here, your contributions to the kingdom of God will be remembered in the courts of heaven.  Live for that day! We want to remind you about our Bible School June 3-7 from 9-11:30.  Our theme is:  “Kingdom Rock-Where Kids Stand Strong for God.”  It is for ages 4-12.  Plan on bringing your children.  We will have music, crafts, experiments, snacks and Bible study with Chaddar Chipmunk. 

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